Picture of a dilated pupil
Our mission at River City Eye Care is to ensure your optimal vision and health. That’s why we employ various diagnostic tools and techniques throughout the examination process. Among these tools, eye dilation can play a pivotal role in comprehensive eye examinations. Understanding Eye Dilation During your eye exam, your optometrist may want to use dilating eye drops to enlarge your pupils. These drops allow your optometrist to conduct a more thorough examination of the eye’s internal s...
I thought most eye injuries took place at work? Nope! Did you know nearly half of all eye injuries occur at home? Being proactive about eye safety should not stop at the workplace. Precautions should always be taken when working with hazards regardless if they are at home or work. Are eye injuries actually avoidable? Yes! In fact, a whopping 90% of reported eye injuries are avoidable had the proper precautions and eye safety equipment been used. Where are common eye hazards found aro...
June is Cataract Awareness Month! Part 2 of this blog with overview what happens in cataract surgery and what your options are. Please see Part 1 of the cataract blog here. My eye doctor says I need cataract surgery, what now?If your optometrist identifies cataracts as the source of your blurry vision, they may discuss referring you to an ophthalmologist (eye surgeon) to perform cataract surgery. The thought of having surgery on your eyes can be scary at first. It is natural to feel appreh...